International Monetary Fund
  • In this Dec. 11, 2012 file photo, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves his apartment building in Paris.

    The former IMF chief was hit in March with charges of "aggravated procurement in an organized gang" in an investigation into a hotel prostitution ring.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 19, 2012, 7:01 AM EST
  • An Egyptian street vendor displays dried fish for sale near the protest camp tents in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.

    President Morsi suspended a package of tax hikes out of fear of inflaming the street protests, delaying a critical I.M.F. loan.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 3:56 PM EST
  • Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras speaks about the Greek economy at the annual conference of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012.

    Credited last week's new debt relief deal with international creditors with "finally" nixing fears that Greece could be forced to ditch the euro.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 14, 2012, 3:30 AM EST
  • A French court has pushed back a ruling on whether to drop aggravated pimping charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 4:00 PM EST
  • In this Sept. 1, 2010, file photo, Afghan soldiers chat in front of the main office of Kabul Bank in Kabul, Afghanistan.

    Hundreds of millions of dollars were reportedly spirited out of Afghanistan to bank accounts in more than two dozen countries.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 3:30 PM EST